It turned out that UCLA didn’t have the horses to run with Kentucky for a full 40 minutes in the NCAA Tournament. The Bruins faded down the stretch Friday night in a double digit loss. North Carolina is better than UCLA (allegedly), which gives fans a shot for an Elite 8 thrill ride Sunday afternoon when the Tar Heels and Wildcats meet in Memphis.

You’re going to watch. You want to know who’s going to win and cover! Before getting to JIM HURLEY’S key indicator stats, let’s run through Friday night’s boxscores…

 

North Carolina 92, Butler 80

2-point Shooting: Butler 56%, N.…